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Hardin College 
News Letter 

Mexico, Missouri 

Volume 3 Number 5 

July, 1919 


Entered as Second Class Matter at the Postoffice at Mexico, Missouri, 
Apkil 11, 1911 

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Board 6jr Directors 

C. F. CLARK, Pres. . . .Banker and Stockman Mexico, Missouri 

M. S. BUSH Furniture Centralia, Missouri 

WM. DANIEL Banker Vandalia, Missouri 

E. S. GANT Circuit Judge Mexico, Missouri 

A. P. GREEN A. P. Green Fire Brick Co Mexico, Missouri 

S. P. GUTHRIE Guthrie & Son, Coal Mexico, Missouri 

J. R. JESSE Cashier Mexico Savings Bank Mexico, Missouri 

N. PHILLIPS S. & N. Phillips, Clothing Mexico, Missouri 

W. M. POLLOCK Pollock Milling & Elevator Co Mexico, Missouri 

W. W. POLLOCK President North Missouri Trust Co . . .Mexico, Missouri 


Dry &> Sappington, Hardware Mexico, Missouri 

L. M. WHITE Editor Mexico Ledger Mexico, Missouri 

JOSEPH WILKINS. . . .Fredendall & Wilkins, Dry Goods Mexico, Missouri 

L. E. WORNER State Deputy Modern Woodmen of 

America Mexico, Missouri 

R. D. WORRELL Worrell Jewelry Co Mexico, Missouri 

JOHN A. GUTHRIE, Treasurer, 

President Southern Bank Mexico, Missouri 


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Old Glory 

Old Glory added conquering strength to the Allies in time of 
need. Old Glory, personified in our sons, protected our mothers, 
wives, daughters and sweethearts from disgrace and death during 
the German war against civilization. And our flag will help to keep 
the world safe for the right kind of democracy. 

The women of America in Red Cross work at home and at the 
front as nurses, and in hundreds of other lines of duty, rendered 
service for the most part unrequited and indispensable in this time 
of need and co-ordinate with that rendered bv the bovs at the front. 


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xA# New Hardin 

OR MORE than a quarter of a century more students 

have been enrolled each year in Hardin than could be 

housed in the most comfortable and approved fashion. 

The institution has grown persistently and steadily. As an evidence 

of its solidity and soundness of growth it had only four presidents 

in the first 45 years of its existence. 

It has been recognized for many years by the Board of Directors, 
by the administration, by the friends and students of Hardin that a 
new physical habitation ought to be provided. Plans are now in 
process with hopes of the early completion of at least a part of this 
new physical habitation. It is being planned by architects of 
national reputation. Finance plans are being perfected, the exact 
proportions of which will be announced at an early day. A detailed 
plan of the future buildings and other physical assets will be given 
to the public as these plans are matured. The ideal in mind may be 
described briefly as a quadrangle of quadrangles. In this composite 
plan, all dormitory buildings will extend north and south; buildings 
for general service will extend east and west, completing the quad- 
rangles. The alumnae of the institution may rest assured that 
this prophecy of the future Hardin will be from every standpoint 
worthy of their most sincere devotion in order that it may become 
a reality. 


Plans for the New Hardin 






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A young woman enters the gateway of 
Hardin College for the first time. It is 
intended by the administration, the faculty 
and the entire student body that she shall 
become at once absorbed into the "soul" of 
the institution. A cordial welcome awaits 
her. Indeed, this welcome begins before she 
leaves home. Letters of cordial greeting from 
former students reach her. She begins to 
feel the pull of fellowship before registration 
day. Once on the premises she soon becomes 
conscious of being one of a body of earnest 
and sympathetic co-workers whose scholastic 
ideals must be high in order to maintain the 
reputation of Hardin earned in the past and 
to keep pace with the high standards of the 
present. Over night she becomes a Hardinite. 






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Mexico is situated on three lines of railway — Chicago & Alton, the Alton-Burlington and the 
Wabash, 1 1 miles from St. Louis, 166 miles from Kansas City. Mexico is located on the "Divide," 
a watershed from which the streams flow south into the Missouri River and east and northeast 
into the Mississippi. There is no standing water and no swamp land within fifty miles of Mexico. 



Beautiful for Situation 

The college is located in an elevated portion of the city. It has a beautiful view of the sur- 
rounding country. The campus drains in every direction. The college buildings are screened 
by a grove of forest trees as beautiful as can be found anywhere on a college campus. A blue- 
grass lawn contributes its part to the setting of the buildings. 



On the campus proper there are five buildings the main Dormitory building, three stories 
and basement; Science building, two stories; original building, two stories, now used for studios; 
the new Gymnasium and the new Swimming Pool. There is a combined floor space of 75,000 
square feet. 

Across Jefferson Street to the west are two large dwellings, two stories each. One is known 
as Annex No. 1, the President's home, and the other as Annex No. 2, used for teachers and officers 


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CHARLES H. HARDIN, lawyer, statesman, and private citizen of many benefactions, was 
the founder of Hardin College. The life of the founder was constructive in design, comprehensive 
in purpose, broad in sympathy, determined in aim, universal in love. It will be impossible to 
speak here of the private benefactions of Charles H. Hardin. They are too numerous. His most 
enduring monument is, of course, Hardin College for Young Women. In founding this institution 
he furnished us an example of the characteristic so prominent in his nature — a desire for com- 
pleteness and permanency. 

Hardin was a seer. Missouri is, indeed, proud of a citizen who, in 1873, had the gift of imagina- 
tion sufficient to see that a school for young women in this section would some day need commodious 
buildings and grounds and a million or more in endowment. He therefore established the institution 
upon such a financial basis and plan as will some day produce the realization of his ideal. That 
the founder could not foresee that wealth would increase by such leaps and bounds in this section 
is no fault. He laid the foundation. He pointed to the proper goal. In these basic facts we have 
the strongest possible appeal for new friends who will provide additional funds and keep Hardin 
apace with the needs of the times. In founding the college, Charles H. Hardin had it in mind 
that the young women of our country should be given the same sort of intellectual advantages as 
had been provided for young men. 


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The Junior 

Educational systems grow. A system is a 
living thing, not a dead formula. 

The Junior College comes in logical sequence 
in our educational evolution. It is an answer to 
a demand. It was a prophecy. It is now a 
reality. There is no enigma in the explanation 
of its existence. 

It is directly the resultant of the high school 
development in the United States. The out- 
standing feature of the high school development 
of the Central West is the rapidity of its growth, 
extending for the most part not more than a 
quarter of a century back. 

The output of these high schools is now so 
great that the four-year colleges and universities 
are unable to accommodate in their freshman 
year more than a fraction of the graduates. 
Missouri alone is graduating each twelve-month 
2,000 boys and 3.000 girls. As this number is 
entirely too great for our two universities and our 
five normal schools to accommodate, other insti- 
tutions must come to the rescue. It has happened 
very fortunately that the boarding schools for 
young women in the State of Missouri were at 
hand at a time of need and were capable of 
rendering an acceptable service. 

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The North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools 

In commercial phrase, a reputable educational institution must "deliver the goods." To 
bring about this result the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools was 
founded 23 years ago by a little group of far-sighted men representing a small number of institu- 
tions in a small number of states. 

"The object of the Association shall be to establish closer relations between the secondary 
schools and the institutions of higher education within the North Central states and such other 
territory as the Association may recognize." — Constitution, Article II. 

At this time the Association includes in its territory 18 states and in its membership 135 higher 
institutions, 460 institutions of secondary rank. In 1918 the Association stamped with its approval 
1,213 high schools and academies. It is therefore a distinct honor for any institution to hold an 
affiliated and accredited relationship with this body. This Association is the "Bradstreet" for 
educational institutions in its territory. — Adapted from the Foreword of the Proceedings of the 
23rd Annual Meeting. 

The Hardin College High School and Junior College Departments are members of the North 
Central Association. 

Trie Three Years State Certificate 

Students who are graduates of standard high schools or who finish the high school work at 
Hardin and complete two years above high school of standard academic work approved by the 
University of Missouri and the State Department of Education, taking twelve hours of Education 
work during the two years, are granted by the State Department of Education at Jefferson City 
a certificate authorizing them to teach in the public schools of Missouri for a period of three years. 

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Grade or Rank of Literary \Vork Done 

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An historical statement showing that Hardin College has had practically Junior College rating 
since 1901 : 

ICniversit? of the State of Mlissouri 

Registrar's Office 

Irvin Switzlcr 

Columbia, Mo., Feb. 12, 1901 

Pres. J. W. Million, Hardin College, 

Mexico, Mo. 

Dear Sir: At a meeting of the Academic Faculty of this University, held 
February 9th, the following, among other proceedings, were had : 

To The Academic Faculty: 

On January 23d and 24th, at the request of President John W. Million, we 
visited Hardin College, Mexico, and examined into the character of the work done 
in Mathematics, History, Economics, English, Greek and Latin. We found the 
work in these subjects in charge of very competent instructors and must excellently 
done. The following subjects are open to candidates for the A. B degree 

(Here follows printed schedule of studies for Freshman, Sophomore, Junior 
and Senior classes, as printed in your last catalogue, pp. 21 and 22.) 

Of the above named subjects Latin is given for a period of five years. Greek 
for four years. History for four years and Political Economy for one year. 

We recommend that A. B. graduates of Hardin College, who present certifi- 
cates showing that they have completed the above work, be given credit toward 
the A. B. degree in this University as follows: Latin, 12 hours; Greek, 12 hours. 
Mathematics, 9 hours; English, 9 hours; History, 9 hours; Political Economy, 
3 hours — total. 54 hours. 

In case a student completes a less amount of work in the various subjects than 
that given above, we recommend that the credit given in this I fniversity be pro- 
portionately less. The credits recommended above are in excess of the require- 
ments for admission. 

Respectfully submitted, 

Isidor Loeb, J. N. Fellows, 

J. C. Jones, Jas. W, Kyle 

H. M. Beldcn. 

Officially standardized by the University of Missouri, March 22, 1913. 


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The Chapel 

The students assemble for a short period each day for devotional exercises, 
school announcements, talks by visitors of special prominence, student activities, 
and the like 


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The Reference Library and Reading Room 

A trained librarian is a prerequisite in a Junior College. The magazines are under the direct 
supervision of the librarian. It is the business of the librarian to keep a record of the circulation 
so that the service rendered is adequate and fair. The current information not obtainable anywhere 
else is a necessary part of a liberal education. The following magazines are available: The Ladies' 
Home Journal, The Woman's Home Companion, the Youth's Companion, Review of Reviews, 
The Outlook, Literary Digest, Good Housekeeping, Harper's, Scribner's, Atlantic Monthly, Every- 
body's, World's Work, Pictorial Review, American, McClure's, Saturday Evening Post, Collier's, 
Scientific American, Life, Puck, Judge, and leading daily newspapers. 



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1. GOLD MEDAL. A gold medal valued at $10 is given each year to the Junior College 
student who makes the highest average grade in literary work, the minimum limit of hours of reci- 
tation being 15. 

2. PHI THETA KAPPA. This Society is meant to serve, as nearly as possible, the same 
purposes in Hardin and other Junior Colleges as the Phi Beta Kappa does in the larger colleges and 
universities giving the four year curriculum. The chapter in Hardin is known as the Alpha Chapter 
and was officially installed May 20, 1918. Students ranking A plus (95-100) and A (90-95), with 


an occasional lower grade, are eligible to membership in the Honor Society. Membership in this 
society is the highest honor obtainable in a Junior College. 

3. SERVICE STRIPES, OR LOYALTY STRIPES. A stripe is won by any student who 
performs any task or institutional service assigned by the administration, faculty, student body, 
or any combination of these different agencies. The student receives one or several stripes on a 
pennant presented by the College. This service falls mainly under number three of the Hardin 
Standards of Excellence. 

4. THE LOYALTY SHIELD. The Loyalty Shield is the honor conferred by the school 
upon that student who renders the greatest service to the institution any given year, reckoning from 
June till June. Decorum and scholarship must, of course, rank high, but do not of themselves 
determine the location of this honor. The exertion of a wholesome influence upon the student 
body in Y. W. C. A. work, in wise counsel, in student gatherings, observing punctuality at all times 
and places, extending the influence of the college by adding to its patronage, by securing books 
for the library, endowment gifts, caring for the property of the institution, and in any other way 
which increases the assets of the institution, material and spiritual. 

5. ACES. Gradation for the Ace Honor will run about as follows, on a scale of 10: Dacorum, 
4; Scholarship, 2; Loyalty, 4. 

The gold medal is the highest scholastic honor. Phi Theta Kappa is the highest general 
scholastic honor which several students may receive. Membership in the Aces is a more composite 
honor. The winning of the gold medal or Phi Theta Kappa honors will, of course, usually signify 
that the Ace honor is also won. A student who ranks high in decorum and loyalty with only a 
good average of scholarship can win the Ace honor. A winner receives a pennant with the word 
"Ace" embroidered on it. 

Students winning these honors will be given the position of honor, frontispiece, in the View 
Book or Annual of the current year on the following plan: Upper half of page, Phi Theta Kappa, 
with the winner of the gold medal in the center of the group; lower half of page, the Aces, 
with the winner of the Loyalty Shield in the center of the group. 

Phi Beta Kappa Honors at The University of Missouri 

At the Commencement, June, 1916, in a class of two hundred and ten graduating with the 
degree of A. B., the University of Missouri granted Phi Beta Kappa honors to nine women. Two 

of the nine women were graduates of Hardin College, June, 
1914. They were Miss Margaret Million, of Mexico, Mis- 
souri, and Miss Lucy Denham, of Centralia, Missouri. No 
other Junior College in Missouri or elsewhere had a repre- 
sentative among the nine women receiving the Phi Beta 
Kappa honors. 

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Phi Theta Kappa 

The Honor Society 




Edna Bickley, Mexico, Mo. 
Mary Cash, Mayoworth, Wyo. 
Ruth Cauthorn, Mexico, Mo. 
Pauline Craddock, Mexico, Mo. 
Elizabeth Coots, Platte City, Mo. 
Frances Davis, Denison, Tex. 
Lois Dawson, Liberty. Mo. 

Jeannette Heaton. New Burnside. II 
Flora Hodgman. Jefferson City, 

Muriel Murphy, Newton. Kans. 
Evelyn Threlkeld, Mexico, Mo. 
Mabel Thomas, Mexico, Mo. 
Melon Wilkins, Mexico, Mo. 

Stella Dutton, Erie, Kans. 
Alice Faris, Charleston, Mo. 
Pauline Flynt, Mexico, Mo. 
Leoti Hartenbower, Douglas. Kans 

Orlana Hensley, Montgomery 

City. Mo. 
Helen Newmyer, Atlanta, Mo. 
Mabel Louise Shepard, Pilot Grove, Mo. 
Gladys Wells, Ludlow, Mo. 


Miss Hildebrand, Burlington, la. 

Miss Haggard, Mexico, Mo. 


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Science Department 

The Science Department of Hardin College is in a separate two-story building, and the entire 
building is devoted to this department. The lower floor is equipped for Chemistry work, and 
has large student's tables, hood, running water and gas for each student. The Chemical 
Laboratory has full equipment for twenty pupils in a section. 

The second floor is devoted to Botany work. It has tables, desks, sixteen Compound Micro- 
scopes, sixteen Magnifiers (Doublets), Dissecting Sets, and other equipment, so that we can handle 
sixteen students in a section with full equipment for each student. 

The College has ample apparatus for High School work in Physics. 


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Officers of Administration 

JOHN W. MILLION, A. M.„ LL.D President 


MRS. B. L. RICHARDSON Principal 

MISS ANNA MILLIKEN Associate Principal 

A. L. MANCHESTER Dean of Conservatory 

ILIFF C. GARRISON Director of Piano Department 

MISS FLORENCE WOOD IN Director of Voice Department 

MISS VERA BLANDFORD Director of Expression 


MISS RUTH TAYLOR Director of Commercial Department 

MRS. HELEN F. TURNER Director of Physical Culture 

MISS ETHEL THORNBURGH Secretary to the President 

Division of Labor 

IT HAS BEEN the steady purpose of the management of Hardin College 
to provide a sufficient number of teachers and officers for the varied 
work of the institution. 

The President of the institution will not carry more than two hours of 
teaching work. The Principal gives her entire time to the general supervision 
of the institution. The Associate Principal attends to the details of supervision, 
guards the health of the school and is responsible for the sanitary condition of 
the dormitory buildings. The Housekeeper gives her entire time to the dining 
room and the menu. For safety in case of fire, for the accommodation of students 
who must go or come during the night, for students who are slightly ill and may 
need attention, and in order that teachers and other officers may not be unneces- 
sarily disturbed, the Night Matron is on duty all night. Thus it will be seen that 
the work of the institution is so divided that no one is overburdened. The student 
body, therefore, reaps the greatest benefit. 


Hardin strives for the largest possible measure of self-government in the 
student body. Literary societies, the Y. W. C. A., class organizations, Greek 
letter sororities, and any other organization in which student activity is mani- 


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fested, will be left, as far as possible, to the students. The Faculty, as a court of 
last resort, reserves the right as final authority on all questions of college govern- 
ment and discipline. It must not be forgotten by any of the parties concerned- 
Faculty, parents, students — that some form of government is necessary for people 
living together in any capacity, be it that of family, society, school, church or 

The problems of government, however, will perhaps never all be solved. 
Modern psychology has, nevertheless, made some progress. The old "birch tree" 
pedagogy, the "ruler" on the hand, the "dunce stool" in the corner, the mortifica- 
tion of the flesh in order to improve the mind or the soul, have all gone into the 
discard. Blue laws and an endless category of Don'ts are recognized as based 
on an unsound, or at least an incomplete, psychology. 

Most of us who have had considerable experience are ready to say that 
modern psychology in laying emphasis upon the Do's rather than the Don'ts 
points the way to that form of government which is the nearest to success. 

It is certainly true that one of the great secrets of government consists in 
keeping the student occupied. That schedule of exercises which has the right 
balance between class-room recitation, study hours, exercise periods, play hours, 
free periods for social intercourse and the like, embodies the wisdom of good 

Public Opinion 

The schedule balance, as has been indicated, calls for the best that exists in 
the student body. As a result, a public opinion grows up as a part of the atmos- 
phere permeating the institution. The students help to make the governmental 
policies of the institution. Arrangements in detail, such as rules, don'ts and do's, 
are arrived at by a sort of general comprehensive institutional counsel. 

Work and Play 

All work and no play has the same effect upon Jane as it does upon Jack. 
The balanced schedule, therefore, puts in the play. Furthermore, the principle is 
recognized that play is no less play — indeed it may be the best play — because it 
fits into a thought-out system. The gymnasium work, the swimming pool, the 


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after-dinner hour of recreation, the open-air walks without chaperonage, the pic- 
ture show, trips to town, occasional week-end visits to friends away from the 
school, the right of having callers, receptions, formal social events, are all the con- 
stituent parts of a rational system. 

The organic government of Hardin College is not an imperialism, and yet it 
is not without authority. The freest sort of co-operation is planned between the 
Faculty and the student body. There is a committee of the Faculty, of which the 
Principal is chairman and the President member ex-officio, to which all questions 
of government, and when necessary, of discipline, belong. There is also an execu- 
tive committee of the student body. Through this committee the student body 
may bring at any and all times any question they deem worthy of consideration 
to the attention of the government committee of the Faculty. Generally speaking, 
the specific rules and regulations under which a given session operates are developed 
as the session advances — based upon certain general principles developed out of 
the experience of former sessions. 

Hardin s Standards of Excellence 

Three: Decorum, Grades, Loyalty 

The word "privilege" is a much abused word. It seems to carry with it a 
suggestion of discrimination or distinction. That is, one student is to have some- 
thing another does not get. It suggests, therefore, the imperialistic form of govern- 
ment, not the democratic. It must be stated once and for all that Hardin College 
does not tolerate any system of cut-and-dried rules as to privileges. The basis 
of all privileges will be first, decorum; second, class-room grades; third, loyalty. 
These are the bases on which so-called privileges are, in the main, established. 
In addition to these three, but in no sense displacing them, age and class rank 
may be given, from time to time, minor consideration. 


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JOHN W. MILLION, President 
Political Economy 

A. B., William Jewell College, 1889; A. M., ibid., 1891; LL.D., ibid., 
1909; Assistant Professor, ibid., 1889-91; Graduate Student. Johns Hopkins 
University, 1891-92; Graduate Student, University of Chicago, 1892-93; 
Graduate Student and Fellow, ibid., 1893-94 and 1895; Student University 
of Berlin, summer of 1894; Graduate Student. Economics. University of 
Missouri. 1908-09; Professor of History and Political Economy, Hardin 
College, 1895-97; Member of American Economic Association; Active Member 
of National Educational Association; Author of "State Aid to Railway, in 
Missouri" and "Character and Status of Missouri Schools for Girls;" Member 
of Advisory Council, World's Best Orations; President of Hardin College 
1897-1918; Financial Secretary, 1918-1919. Reelected President March 
17, 1919. 

"Back on the Job 

(By a Faculty Co-worker) 

It was with great regret that the patrons and friends of Hardin College heard in February, 
1918, that Dr. J. W. Million had resigned from the presidency of Hardin after a successful manage- 
ment of the institution for twenty-one years. Now, after a rest of a year. Dr. Million resumes 
his place as President of Hardin, and all who are interested in the welfare of the college are rejoicing 
over his return to his old duties. 

Dr. Million, with his unusual executive ability and administrative power, combined with 
his intellectual strength and breadth of experience, is an ideal college president. The Board of 
Directors were very fortunate in again securing the services of this able man to fill the presidency 
of Hardin College. 

Dr. Million comes back to his work rested, enthusiastic and full of new plans and new ideals 
for the Greater Hardin. In his work of building the Greater Hardin of the future he has the 
undivided support of the reorganized Board of Directors, the co-operation of an efficient faculty 
and an enthusiastic student body, and the assistance of the alumnae, friends and patrons of the 


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A Confidential Message to the Prospective 


QUIET, CONFIDENTIAL talk on school matters with one who has 

spent many years in school work ought to be productive of good. 

You have heard much of universities and colleges, the large and small 
school, and now you are about to become a patron. As stars differ in glory, 
institutions differ in size, tasks and kind of work. Size and numbers are 
relative terms. No university today lays great stress on its size as a matter of 
real merit. It is paying chief attention to the curriculum and the mental and moral 
fiber of the student body. No university today of high rank maintains a prepara- 
tory department. Indeed, many universities today favor, at no distant future 
date, the lopping off of the freshman and sophomore years. The University is 
for MEN and WOMEN, not BOYS and GIRLS. The Junior College fits in 
right here to take care of the boys and girls. Hardin Junior College takes girls 

President James, of the University of Illinois, says: "My own idea 
is that the university ought not to be engaged in secondary work at 
all." James calls the freshman and sophomore years of the university 
course secondary work just the same as high school work. He further 
says, "I look upon the university as an institution" for the training of 
men and women and not of boys and girls. The latter I think is dis- 
tinctively the work of the high school and the college, and the sooner 
it can be relegated to them the better for the young people themselves, 
for the schools and colleges, for the university and for the community." 
— From Science, Nov. 17, 1905. 

President James has his face to the future. He cuts a niche for the Junior 
College. The concept of the Junior College came out of the creative brain of 
President Harper, of the University of Chicago, a quarter of a century ago. That 


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concept was carried to Missouri by President John W. Million, a University of 
Chicago student, and transplanted in Missouri educational soil. 

The Junior College in Missouri now covers at least the two upper years of 
high school work and the first two years of college work. A graduate of the Junior 
College enters the standard university at the beginning of the junior year. 

The Junior College for young women is in administration and function 
primarily a home school. It is a boarding school. It is a large home with adequate 
school features added. When properly administered it affords protection to the 
young girl. The parent who commits his daughter to an institution of this sort 
should feel that he has purchased, along with scholastic instruction and school 
facilities of the proper sort, that sane supervision of his daughter's life which she 
needs at this particular stage of growth. 


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Greek, Latin, Dean of Literary Department 

A. B, University of Michigan. 1887, Fellow in Greek, Bryn Mawr 
College, 1887-88; Graduate Student, University of Michigan. 1888-89. 
Teacher of Latin and History. Classical Schools. Indianapolis. 1889-90. 
Associate in Greek and Latin. Women's College. Baltimore, 1890-91; Asso- 
ciate Professor, ibid., 1891-93; Acting Professor of Greek and Latin, Earlham 
College, 1893-94; Student in Zurich, summer of 1892; Graduate Student, 
University of Chicago, 1894-95; Fellow in Greek, ibid., 1895-96; Teacher 
in Hardin College, 1896-1918; Special courses University of Michigan, 
1918-19; Re-elected Dean, March 17, 1919. 

A Word of Appreciation of the Educated Woman Interested in Public 
Affairs, of whom Mrs. Million is a Type 


The writer, in company with Mrs. Million as a delegate, had the pleasure of attending by 
invitation one session of the Jubilee Convention of the Woman's Suffrage Association at the Hotel 
Statler, St. Louis, March 24-29, 1919. This particular session was given to the christening of the 
baby, "The League of Women Voters, " as the name of the Association was called. There was, of 
course, much other business during this session. Many important papers were read and discussed. 
The writer gives it as his opinion that in all of the men's conventions he ever attended there was 
not a higher proportion of trained intellects, more clean-cut ruling on the part of the presiding 
officer, well-thought-out and informing addresses, speeches going direct to the heart of the question 
in hand, than appeared in this convention of women. 

There was not present one of the short-haired, masculine, blase type of woman so often reported 
in the newspapers. Each one carried culture and refinement in her countenance and dress. It 
was a body of people of whom America might well be proud. An abler body of women could not 
be got together in any other nation under the sun. 

With such women to lead the womankind of America in its larger civic and political activities, 
the men of our country need not be burdened with fears as to what will become of the home or our 
social institutions. We may rest assured that not one of the women present could be capable of 
doing what I have seen men do in connection with Referendum amendments offered to our State 
Constitution — scratch all the "yeas" or all the "noes" with no discrimination whatever. These 
women possess the ability and the courage to discriminate and the willingness to take the time to 
get informed concerning the marits of individual amendments or other matters of importance 
before the electorate. 

The writer is not making an argument for woman's suffrage. He is simply putting an impres- 
sion into type. The women themselves constitute their own argument. Hardin is doing her part 
in producing this type of safe and sane women. 


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MRS. B. L. RICHARDSON, Principal 

A Student s Estimate 

The first time I saw Mrs. Richardson I had a feeling of awe, simply because I knew she was 
Lady Principal. But upon short acquaintance my feeling of awe vanished. As a lonely, strange 
girl in a strange place, I looked to Mrs. Richardson as my friend and adviser. As days passed 
she took the place of a mother in my heart, since my mother was far away. 

Mrs. Richardson is the personification of dignity itself. She has the grace and carriage of a 
queen even in her mature years, always walking slowly and quietly. She has well-defined features, 
with rather a wistful look about her eyes and a look of firmness about her mouth. Her facial 
expression is the embodiment of kindness and love. 

She always wears clothing of softest texture and color. When I think of Mrs. Richardson I 
always think of lavender and lace, just like the lady in the book by that name. She seldom wears 
any colors other than lavender, rose, and gray, all of which are very becoming to her soft eyes and 
white hair. 

Mrs. Richardson knew every girl in school, personally, by the end of the first month. She 
knew just which ones she could trust and which ones she must watch. No matter what happened 
in the way of pranks, it couldn't be kept away from her. She found out all about it sooner or later, 
through facts or intuition, 1 never could tell which. Not even a midnight feast or a fudge party 
during study hour escaped her notice. She knew where every girl roomed and just where she was 
or should be at any time of day or night. If a clear and active mind is any indication of age. Mrs. 
Richardson is certainly in her prime. 

Mrs. Richardson has a daughter of her own, and that explains in part why she knows girls. 
She knows and understands the temptations that come to a girl and she knows just how to meet 
them. Yet in reproof, Mrs. Richardson never used harsh terms, but appealed to the girl's honor. 
She made a girl feel that she just couldn't be disobedient because of her love for her. Her keen 
sense of humor saved the day many a time. 

All who know her rejoice that she is to be in Hardin again, that other girls may know and love 
her as we do. Her dignity and presence in Hardin halls will exert a great influence for good and 
she will be welcomed with open arms. 

With all love and fond memories. 


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MISS^ANNA MILL I KEN, Associate Principal 

MISS ANNA MILLIKEN taught in the public 
schools of Mexico, Missouri, before entering upon 
her work in the public schools of Kansas City. 
She has served with distinction in capacity of 
Principal for several years in Kansas City, where 
she made a host of friends. School work is her 
life work. She comes to Hardin as Associate 
Principal. The co-operation of Miss Milliken 
with Mrs. Richardson as Principal assures the 
broadest possible success in the internal adminis- 
stration of the institution. 

The School Girl s Need 

It is true that the individual girl away from home during the latter years of high school and 
the first two of college work often needs a bit of sympathy, a bit of "mothering," a great deal more 
than she needs Mathematics, Music or Art. She needs this sympathy for the purpose of character 
building. Character building should accompany mind building; for if the development of the char- 
acter and moral poise does not accompany the development of mental acumen we shall have a 
reproduction in duplicate in our day and country of the pagan one-sidedness of ancient times or 
the German one-sidedness of modern times. The period at the close of the high school and at the 
beginning of the college course is the best period for the constructive work of the school teacher 
or administrator. The qualifications of the teacher or administrator for this most important task 
are high ideals; capacity for sympathy with the young mind, aspiring or indifferent; ability to invite 
and hold the confidence of these young minds while leading and transforming them. It is for 
this phase of our work and for this purpose that such capable women as Mrs. Million, Mrs, Richard- 
son and Miss Milliken are put at the head of the internal administrative forces of the institution. 


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Hardin Conservatory of Music 

Chartered by tne State witb. Power to Confer Degrees and Grant Diplomas 


This conservatory has gained an enviable reputation, and 
justly so by reason of the work it has accomplished. 

The advantages of conservatory over private instruction 
are many. A conservatory stands in the same relation to a 
private teacher as the college or university does to a private 
tutor. Among the students in a conservatory a healthy spirit 
of emulation, ambition and self-reliance is engendered. Through 
frequent recitals they are spurred on to greater efforts and are 
taught to criticise intelligently the performance of others. Con- 
fidence and repose of manner are gained by appearing as performers 
at these recitals, and a refined and cultivated taste is acquired 
by being constantly in an art atmosphere. 

It is reasonable to suppose that a conservatory with the 
reputation Hardin has would not spare expense in engaging the 
best teachers obtainable. The teachers are all specialists in their 
given departments. 


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Mr. Manchester, by his extensive experience as a teacher, singer, 
lecturer and conductor, has won for himself a foremost position among 
American musicians. Fourteen years as editor of three leading musical 
publications, ten years as a teacher of piano and singing in Philadelphia, 
and four years doing similar work in Boston, and his connection with 
the Music Teachers' National Association as president and with the 
Texas Music Teachers' Association as its first president, have given 
him a broad outlook and an acquaintance with music and musical condi- 
tions that enter most forcefully into his work as an interpretative artist. 

For nine years he was director of the South Atlantic States Music 
Festival, conducting the Converse College Choral Society in the standard 
oratorios and many operas. 

Mr. Manchester graduated from Philadelphia Musical Academy, 
student of Richard Zeckwer, F. J. Bussman, of the Royal Conservatory 
of Milan, Italy, and F. H. Tubbs, of New York City; Associate Editor 


The Etude, 1892-96; Editor The Musician, 1896-1902; Dean School 
of Music, Converse College; Director South Atlantic States Music 
Festival, 1904-13; Director Fine Arts Department. Southwestern 
University since 1913; Dean Hardin Conservatory, 1918-19. 

ILIFF C GARRISON, B. Mus.; Director, Piano Department 

Graduate Music Department, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, 
Michigan, 1900; Graduate Chicago Musical College, Diamond 
Medal, 1903; Post-graduate Chicago Musical College, gold medal, 
1904; Harold Bauer, piano, 1906-07, summer 1909; Joseph Lhevinne 
1907-08, summer 1913; Head of Piano Department, Willamette 
University, Salem, Oregon, 1900-02; Chicago, privately, 1902-04; 
Toledo, Ohio, privately, 1904-05; Head of Piano Department, 
Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebr., 1905-06; Edgar 
Stillman - Kelley, 1907-08; Full Professor of Piano and 
Theory, Syracuse University, 1908-19. Honorary Member Phi Mu 
Alpha — (Sinfonia). 


5 Rue Villejust, Paris. September 27th, 1 307. 

I have pleasure in certifying that Mr. Ili.'f Garrison has 

studied under my direction for several months, and that he has 

not only made remarkable progress during that period, but 

has shown himself capable of reaching a very high plane in his art. 


MISS FLORENCE L. WOODIN; Director, Voice Department 

After attending public schools. Miss Woodin enrolled as a student 
at Housatonic Hall, Great Barrington, Massachusetts. She then 
attended the Metropolitan College of Music in New York City for a 
period of four years. Upon receiving a teacher's certificate she was 
honored with a place on the faculty of the College of Music. Realizing 
the great value of foreign study, Miss Woodin went to Paris, France, 
and studied for a year under Sbriglia. On returning from Paris she 
accepted a position in Washington College for Young Women, Washing- 
ton, D. C. Head of Voice Department in Hardin since 1916. 

MISS MARTHA PILCHER. Violin, Harmony. History of Music 

Student for five years at Cincinnati College of Music, Leandro 
Campanari, artist teacher; student two years at the Cincinnati Conserva- 
tory of Music, P. A. Tirindelli, artist teacher; four summer seasons 
with Sol Marcasson, one of America's greatest violinists; special student. 
Musical Appreciation, University of Wisconsin; teacher Sullins College, 
Bristol. Va., 1899-1901; Millersburg College, Millersburg, Ky., 
1901-06; Central College, Lexington, Mo., 1906-11; William Woods 
College, Fulton, Mo., 1911-16; Hardin College, 1916. 




STANDING— Leota Wilhite. Greencastle, 
Mo.; Vivian Utterback, Stoutsville, Mo.; 
Pearl Aldrich. Manchester, la.; Josephine Atter- 
bury, Atlanta, Mo.; Pearl Gillilan. Gallatin. 
Mo.; Leah Rigg. Middletown. Mo.; June 
Wallerstedt, Bessie, Okla.; Zella Keaster. 
Herrin, 111.; Josephine Jennings, Chicago, 111.; 
Elizabeth Coots, Platte City, Mo.; Mrs. P. E. 
Coil. Mexico, Mo.; Thelma Farquharson, 
Wichita. Kans.; Edna Armstrong. Mexico, Mo.; 
Kathryn Harvey, California, Mo.; Myrna 
Wright, Altus, Okla.; Louise Hays, Kahoka. 

SITTING— Ozetta Morris. Wayland, Mo.; 
Thelma Irvine, Bowling Green, Mo. ; Miss 
Woodin at piano. Instructor; Maude Biggs, 
Vandalia, Mo; Hazel Holloway, Thompson, 
Mo.; Ruth Schooling. Sturgeon, Mo.; Blanche 
Creekmore, Tulsa, Okla.; Mary Cash, Mayo- 
worth, Wyo.; Gladys Greybill, Newton, Kans.; 
Marjorie Greason, Lathrop, Mo.; Lucile Wright, 
Pawhuska, Okla. 




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Artist Course for 1919-20 

As at present arranged a series of three recitals will be given by visiting artists during the 
college session. Mr. Reed Miller, a tenor who has gained eminence as an oratorio singer and in 
recital, with Mme. Nevada Vanderveer, contralto, will unite in one recital. Mr. Arthur Middleton, 
the American bass, a member of the Metropolitan Opera Company and one of the most successful 
recital givers of the past season, will give the second recital, and Mr. Harold Proctor, an Irish tenor, 
supported by a violinist and a pianist, will give the third. This insures an unusually attractive 
series of concerts which will unite pleasure and educational value. 

Grand Opera in St. Louis 

Tickets to Grand Opera, or to Concerts by Opera stars, in St. Louis or Kansas City, with 
hotel accommodations for two days, may be won by students in the Conservatory who make a high 
proportion of A pluses, A's and B pluses in their work, and whose decorum and loyalty are satis- 
factory to the administration. The student pays for her railroad ticket and meals and the institu- 
tion provides opera tickets and hotel room accommodations. 


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Some Administration Heads 

Miss Ethel Thornburgh, Miss Ruth Taylor, Mrs. Helen F. Turner, Miss Vera Blandford, 

Sec'y to the President. Head of Commercial Dept. Physical Culture Director. Head of Expression Dept. 
Miss Mary Shackelford. W. B. Peeler, Miss Hildebrand, 

Head of Art Dept. Head of Scientific Dept. Head of English Dept. 

Sacredness or Institutional Property 

The origin or source of property should be taught to people in early life. Institutional property 
arises like any other property, but possesses the additional condition of being donated or devoted 
to the benefit of mankind. The following heads will indicate this process of creation: 

1. Produced by the joint use of labor and capital. 

2. Saved by the self-denial of the owner, supposedly the producer of the portion he or she owns. 

3. Invested with sufficient wisdom and business sense to maintain the corpus intact and 
earn accretions to it. 

4. Donated out of a spirit of philanthropy for the use and benefit of others — educational 
institutions, churches and other forms of humanity service. 

Donors who have produced their own property are usually people of more than average ability 
and strength of character. A thoughtful student will appreciate the origin and source of the school 
property she uses. A student who cannot appreciate the use of property so originating is a social 
and community liability rather than an asset. 



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" Ol)e true purpose of art teaching 
is tbe education of tlje wbole people 
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N INTELLIGENT understanding and a sympathetic appreciation of 
the principles of art structure are essential to a well-rounded education. 
It is believed that this understanding and appreciation can be acquired 
only through the cultivation of visual sensitiveness. The most direct and possibly 
the only path to visual discrimination is that of carefully guided practice. 

The chief aim throughout all art courses is to develop in the student the power 
to respond to beauty of line, form and color as a basis for an intelligent interest 
in art. In other terms, she should learn how art may function with life and bring 
beauty into every-day living; she should learn what constitutes beauty, how she 
may recognize it, and how it may be obtained. 

Instruction, therefore, should be given as much with a view to developing an 
appreciation of art as to creating proficiency. The aim of art study in Hardin is 
to give to all students power of expression, and to lay a technical foundation upon 
which the more gifted may build. 


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ome Economics 

The purpose of this department is to prepare the student to deal with the 
food problem as it presents itself in the average home. It includes the study 
of the principles of the balanced diet, the nutritive value and cost of the differ- 
ent food materials, the purchase and care of food in the home and the equip- 
ment for preparation and serving. The relation of bacteriology, chemistry and 
physiology to food is studied and applied. 


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Anna' Lee By waters, Camden 

Point. Missouri. 
Ruth Cauthorn, Mexico, Missouri. 
Pauline Craddock, Mexico, 

Frances Davis, Denison, Texas. 
Lois Dawson, Liberty, Missouri. 
Grace Dowell, Molino. Missouri. 
Flossie Dutton, New Florence, 

Frances Fengel. Abilene. Kansas. 
Jeannette Heaton, New Burnside, 


Orlana Hcnsley, Montgomery 

City, Missouri. 
Flora Hodgman, Jefferson City, 

Routh Johnson, Mangum. 

Ellen Machin, Mexico, Missouri. 
Marjorie McGuire, Arrow Rock, 

Muriel Murphy. Newton. Kansas 
Elizabeth Pitts, Higbce, Missouri. 
Lucy Roberts. Mexico, Missouri. 
Mabel Shepherd. Pilot Grove, 


Mary Ella Steckman, Trenton. 

\\ ilhclmine Taylor, Mexico, 

Mabel Thomas, Mexico, Missouri 
Amelia Thompson, Trenton, 

Gladys Wells. Ludlow, Missouri. 
Elsie White, Brookfield, Missouri. 
Helen Wilkins, Mexico. Missouri. 
Carolyn Worrell, Mexico, Missouri 
Allivon Worten, Pawhuska, 

Murrcl Freels, Annada. Missouri 


Commercial Department 

A thorough and complete course preparing students for various kinds of 
office work. 

Bookkeeping — The work is devoted to Jobbing, General Merchandise, Partner- 
ship, Corporations, Commissions, etc. The work is practical, students filling 
out the different kinds of papers used in ordinary business transactions. 

Stenography — The Gregg System or some standard system will be used for 
correspondence. In advanced work reporting is taught. Special attention is 
given to office dictation. 

Typewriting— The Touch Method is taught. The chart is used until students 
can carry the complete mental picture. 

Girls Are Gaining on trie Boys in Education 

If one will take the high school statistics for the states in the Mississippi Valley he will observe 
that for every two boys graduated out of high school there are three girls. This has been the ratio 
in Missouri for years. It is the ratio also in the surrounding states. In Missouri we are graduating 
5,000 boys and girls every year from the four-year high schools. Of these there are 3,000 girls and 
2,000 boys. Unless the boys remain in high school in greater numbers than they have been for 
some years the time is not far distant when the women of the state of Missouri will average higher 
in intellectual attainments than the men. 


Graduates in Commercial Department. 

Maud Aspclmicr. 

Sedalia. Missouri. 
Mrs. C. H. Bcarc. 

Mexico, Missouri. 
Florence Brunk. 

Fairfax. Missouri. 
Minnie Camplin, 

Central ia, Missouri. 
Helena Cash, 

Mayoworth. Wyoming. 
Mary Cash, 

Mayoworth, Wyoming. 

Blanche Creckmore, 

Claremore, Oklahoma. 
Ccncvieve DeWitt, 

Glasgow. Missouri. 
Mary Sue Edmonds. 

Springfield, Missouri. 
Naomi Caddie, 

Pawhuska, Oklahoma. 
Opal Gooch, 

Mexico, Missouri. 
Margaret Harper. 

Butler, Missouri 

Mrs. R. H. Hollidav, 

Mexico, Missouri. 
Thelma Packwood, 

Moberly. Missouri. 
Edith Renfrew, 

Woodward, Oklahoma. 
Edith Roff, 

Roff, Oklahoma. 
Mary Thompson. 

Denver. Colorado. 
Eva Wallace. 

Duncan, Oklahoma. 




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Lillian Adams, Claremore, Oklahoma. 
Julia By waters, Camden Point, Missouri 
Wilma Envin, LunJrum, South Carolina 


Elizabeth Hughes, Montgomery City, 


Rc-ith Johnson, Mangum, Oklahoma. 
Mar\ HI, i Steckrhan, rrenton, Missouri 
WilhJmin.: Taylor. M :xico. Missouri 

Kathryn Harvey, California, Missour 
Eleanor McQuoid, Colony, Kansas. 


('.lance Painter. Mexico, Missour 

Martha Ryan, Chillicoth Misso iri 
I in ill W righi Pawhuska Oklahoma 

Edna Armstrong, Mexico. Missouri. 



Elizabeth Coots. Platte City, Missouri. 
Kathryn Harvey, California, Missouri. 

June Wallerstedt. Bessie. Oklahoma. 


Flossie Dutton. New Florence, Missouri 

Imogene Boyle, Centralia, Missouri 


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FOUR AT BACK. RIGHT TO LEFT— Margaret Yager, Center. Mo.; Stella Dutton, Erie, Kans.; Marion Phillips, Chicago, III , 
Gcraldine Gregory, West Plains. Mo. 

MIDDLE ROW — Alice Johnson. Erie. Kans.; Carrie Bruce. Coalgate, Okla ; Elizabeth I larper, Mexico, Mo.; Leoti Hartenbower, 
Douglas, Kans.; Gladys Greybill, Newton, Kans.; Helen Newmeyer, Atlanta, Mo.; Pansy Zellers, Bevier, Mb ; Rowene Conaway, Bigelow, 
Mo.; Julia Mueller. Jackson, Mo.; Marie Miller, Jackson, Mo.; Alice Fans, Charleston, Mo. ; Almira Miller. Mound City, Mo,; My ma Wright, 
Altus, Okla ; Tom Johnson. Mangum, Okla. 

FRONT ROW — Ruth Anderson. Princeton, Mo; Marjorie Greason, Lathrop. Mo; Myrtle Fait. Fulton. Mo ; Thelma Irvine, Bowl- 
ing Green, Mo.; lone Pinckard, Bunker Hill. III.; Helen Gresser, Topeka, Kans.; Natlan Gates, Chicago, 111 




LEFT TO RIGHT— Velma Hendrix. Curryville. Mo.; Florence Pond. Perry, la.; Leota Wilhite. Greencastle. Mo ; Kathrvn Miller. 
Thompson, Mo.; Virginia Bomar, Mexico, Mo.; Mildred Boulware. Canton. Mo ; Marea Mahaffej . Lebanon, Mo ; Ruth Schooling. Sturgeon. 
Mo ; Josephine Atterburv, Atlanta. Mo.; Frances Jameson. Fulton, Mo ; Suewayne Hastings. Bernice, Okla ; Marguerite Shelton, Nowata, 
Okla.; Clara Skinner. St. Louis. Mo.; Lois McCormick. Kansas City. Mo; Ozetta Morns. Wavland. Mo.; Florence Nolm, Shelbina, Mo.; 
Viola Nipp. Mmeola. la ; Agnes Atterburv. Mendon. Mo.; Marie Lasswell. Mo.; Rose Tayrien. Bartlesville. Okla ; Man fane 
Shelton. Nowata. Okla ; May Tayrien. Bartlesville. Okla ; Virginia Stanhope. Reecc, Kans.; Alberta Conover, Sumner. Mo ; Gladys i 
ton. Independence. Mo.; Erma Summerville. Mexico. Mo.; Thelma Farquharson. Wichita. Kans ; Virginia Shepard. Parkville. Mo.; Pearl 
Aldrich. Manchester, la.; Lucetta Gregory. Curryville. Mo; Ina Creed. Molino. Mo.; Vivian Utterback. Stoutsville. Mo. 


Young Women s Christian Association 

The Young Women's Christian Association of the State has a branch in the 
College. The purpose of the Association is to develop a high spiritual life among 
those who are already Christians and to do active work among the unconverted. 
It is expected that when school days are over, the experience gained at Hardin 
will enable our students to take an active and effective part in the great work of 
social betterment. 


STANDING. LEFT TO RIGHT— Erma Alexander. Social, Neosho. Mo ; Margaret Yager. Missionary. Center, Mo.; Miss Ruth 
Taylor. Sponsor. Fordwick. Va. ; Alice Johnson. Finance, Erie, Kans.; Pauline Fishhack, Poster. Frankford, Mo.; Leoti Harcenbower, Cor- 
responding Secretary, Douglas, Kans.; Alice Faris. Social Service. Charleston. Mo.; Viola Nipp, Treasurer, Mineola, la. 

SITTING — Genevieve DeWitt, Big Sister, Glasgow, Mo.; Helen Gresser, Program, Topeka, Kans.; Louise Gupton. Vice-President, 
Montgomery City, Mo.; Ruth Anderson, Recording Secretary. Princeton, Mo.; Myrtle Fait. President. Fulton. Mo.; Leota Wilhite, Music, 
Greencastle. Mo. 


Effie Johnson. Mexico. Mo. 
Mildred Wallace. Mexico, Mo 
Opal Gooch. Mexico. Mo 
Carolyn Worrell, Mexico. Mo. 
Polly Miller. Mexico. Mo. 
Freda Whiting. Pawhuska. Okla 

Edith Roff. Roff. Okla 
Viola Nipp. Mineola, la. 
Elizabeth Green. Mexico. Mo. 

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Reading from upper left hand corner, left to right 
Agnes Anerhurv, Mendon. M > 
Eva Wallace. Duncan. Okla 
Marjorie Greason. Lathrop, M > 
Pauline Fishback, Erankford. M > 
Genevieve DeWitt, Glasgow, M >. 
Ruth Anderson, Princeton, M > 
Mabel Louise Shephsrd, Pilot Grove. M> 

PLEDGES (not appearing) 

Anne Lacy Wallace. Mexico. Mo. 
Mary Worrell, Medco. Mo. 

MiiuJ.- As.ielmier, Sedalia. Mi 
Mary Thompson, Denver. Colo 
Amelia Thompson, Trenton. M > 
Faynee McLendon, Duncan. Okla 
Lillian Adams, Claremnre. Okla 
Frances Fengel. Abilene. Ka is 

I Irlen Heizer. Mexico. Mo 
Ruth Harper. Mexico. Mo. 
Hazel Mclntyre. Mexico, Mi 



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Eta Epsilon Gammas 

BACK ROW. LEFT TO RIGHT— Emily Gibbs, Mexico, Mo.; Ozetta Moms, Wayland, Mo Florence Nolin. Shelbina. Mo.; Rose- 
bud McPherson, Pawhuska, Okla ; Louis* I l.i\ --, Kahoka, Mo.; Ulivon \\ orten, Pawhuska. Okla , Orlana I [ensley, Montgomery City, Mo.; 
Margaret Wilson. Mexico. Mo.; Myrna Wright. AJtus. okla ; Pauline Craddock, Mexico, Mo. 

CENTER ROW. LEFT TO RIGHT- Pom Johnson. Mangum, Okla . Lois McCormick, Kansas < ity. Mo I ranees Davis. Denison, 
Tex.; Lois Dawson. Liberty. Mo ; Helen Wilkins, Mexico; Mo.; Routh Johnson. Mangum, Okla Mabel Leahy, Pawhuska, Okla ; Geraldine 
Gregory. West Plains, Mo.; Mabel Clarke, Butler. Mo 

FRONT ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT— Wilhelnnne [aylor, Mexico, Mo ; Marguerite Valelly, Denison, Vex . Ma 
Kans Elizabeth Puts. I Bgbee, Mo.; Louise Gupton M intgomery City, Mo . Ruth Cauthron, Mexico, Mo 

reeman 1 [olton. 


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Sigma Iota Ckis 

TOP PICTURE. LEFT TO RIGHT. UPPER ROW— Miss Stevens. Russellville. Mo.; Marion Phillips, Chicago. III.; Stella 
Dutton. Erie. Kans. ; Alice Johnson, Erie. Kans. ; Miss Casler, Clarence. Mo. 

TOP PICTURE. LEFT TO RIGHT. FRONT ROW— Helen Gresser, Topeka. Kans.; Came Bruce. Coalgate. Okla , Muriel 
Murphy, Newton, Kans . ; Natlan Gates, Chicago. 111.; Blanche Creekmore. Tulsa, Okla.; Helena Cash. Mayoworth. Wyo. 

BOTTOM PICTURE, LEFT TO RIGHT. UPPERROW — Miss Hildebrand. Burlington, la.; Thelma Farquharson. Wichita. Kans ; 
Leoti Hartenbower, Douglas, Kans ; Virginia Shepard, Parkville. Mo.; Gladys Greybill. Newton. Kans. 

BQTTOM PICTURE LEFT TO RIGHT. LOWER ROW— Josephine Jennings. Chicago. Ill ; Mary Cash. Mayoworth. Wyo ; 
Kathryn Harvey. California. Mo; lone Pinckard, Bunker Hill, III , Elizabeth Coots. Platte City. Mo. (cut not appearing. 




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Home Lif< 

The school is in reality one large family. Teachers and students live together in the main 
dormitory and in "houses'" added as the enrollment demands. Teachers and students have the 
same general accommodations, the same table fare, the same general service. The President and 
his family have been a part of this home for twenty-three years. 

In addition to the use of the main reception rooms for all formal occasions, the girls have set 
aside for their own use at practically all times a "Girls' Parlor." Here they congregate during the 
day when school duties permit and after dinner for the "good times" so dear to the college girl's 
heart. The commodious Gymnasium and the Swimming Pool serve also as centers of student 
activities in which are developed the closest and most beautiful of school-girl friendships. 

X he College Family 

Consists of the faculty, the officers and resident students. Parents may rest assured that it 
is the intention of the Board of Directors and the administration that every interest of our students, 
physical, moral and intellectual, will be guarded. Parents will, therefore, readily co-operate with 
the administration. All applicants for admission as students are required to furnish TWO CHAR- 



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Each room is supplied with two single iron heels, mattresses, pillows, dresser, carpet or rug, 
window shades, student's library table, chairs, etc. Each pupil should bring one pair of blankets 
(single beds, width 36 inches), two white counterpanes, two pairs of sheets, one heavy comfort, two 
pairs of pillow cases (size of pillow-slips, 18x36 inches), six towels, six table napkins and a napkin 
ring, each of which, with every article of apparel, should be marked distinctly with her name (woven 
labels sewed on); also umbrella, rain coat, a hot-water bag, and a bag for soiled clothes, marked 
with name in full, not initials. Woven labels can be secured from J. and J. Cash, Limited, South 
Norwalk, Conn. 


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If it is true, as stated by Napoleon, that an army marches on its stomach, it is certainly true 
that society as a whole succeeds or fails in direct proportion to digestion or indigestion. Schools 
are not an exception. School girls are at the most rapidly developing stage of their existence. 
They, therefore, need plenty of good, wholesome food. Hardin College has never failed to 
provide as good as the market affords. 

The greatest difficulty in operating a boarding school is found in connection with the prepara- 
tion and service of food. The coming year the Hardin boarding department will be in charge of 
a trained Dietitian and a trained Commissary officer. No pains will be spared to see that the high 
grade of food bought is properly prepared and tastefully served. 





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Physical Training 

Mens sana in corpore sano. 

No class of people need physical training more than college girls. The 
sedentary habits of students make exercise in the gymnasium an important factor 
in maintaining a good physical condition, an essential to the best mental effort. 

For these reasons physical culture is required of all students except those 
who are excused by a physician. 

A physical examination is given by the director to every student on entering 
the college. The student is assigned to class work in accordance with this examina- 
tion and previous training. 

Corrective Exercises, Personal Hygiene, Rules of Living and Forms of Exer- 
cise that can be used after college days are taught throughout the courses. 




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The Handsome New Gymnasium 

The Gymnasium building, a separate structure, is fire-proof, constructed of 
brick, steel and concrete, 102 feet long by 55 feet wide, two stories high. The 
roof is of red tile, supported by heavy steel trusses. Cost, $25,000. 

The hard maple floors in the Gymnasium are laid upon concrete. The 
exercise room, 83x40 feet, is available for indoor tennis, basket-ball and any other 
games every day in the year, no matter what the weather conditions are. 





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The Swimming Pool 

The pool is in a separate building, 35x95 feet, constructed of vitrified brick, 
steel and concrete. The pool is 24x60 feet in the clear, 7\ feet at the deepest 
place, lined with white tile, having a blue border. It is provided with a scum 
AND STERILIZATION. There are three heating systems, one for the water 
in the pool, one for the room and one for the shower baths. At one end are shower 
baths, dressing rooms, hair drier, and places for lockers. The cost of the building 
and the pool is $12,000. 

The swimming pool will be at all times under the supervision of a competent 
director. Both class and individual instruction will be given. Swimming is not 
only one of the most healthful of sports, but an asset as a matter of protection. 
It is, therefore, urged that all students make provision for instruction. 


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BACK ROW — Amelia Thompson. Forward, Trenton. Mo ; 
Alice Johnson. Jumping Center. Erie. Kans ; Agnes Atterbury, 
Guard. Mcndon, Mo.; Thelma Farquharson, Guard. Wichita. Kans.; 
Doris Best. Running Center. Nowata, Okla. 

FRONT ROW— Pearl Gillilan. Forward. Gallatin. Mo ; Mabel 
Clarke. Running Center. Butler, Mo.; Mabel Leahy. Guard, Paw- 
huska. Okla. 

Basket-Bali X earn 

Games Won 

Hardin College vs. Howard-Payne College 

Fayette, Missouri 

Howard-Payne vs. Hardin 

Mexico, Missouri 

Stephens vs. Hardin 

Mexico, Missouri 

Games Lost 

Hardin vs. Stephens 
Columbia, Missouri 


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The Missouri Club 

Partial List of Members 

Ruth Anderson, Princeton. 
Agnes Atterbury, Atlanta. 
Josephine Atterbury. Mendon 
Erma Alexander, Neosho. 
Florence Brunk, Fairfax. 
Anna L. By waters, Camden Point 
Julia Bywaters, Camden Point. 
Miss Casler, Clarence. 
Alberta Conover, Sumner. 
Elizabeth Coots, Platte City. 
Cladys Egeleston, Independence. 
Alice Faris, Charleston. 
Murrel Freels, Annada. 
Pearl Gillilan, Gallatin. 
Marjorie Greason. Lathrop. 
Geraldine Gregory, West Plains. 
Louise Gupton, Montgomery 

Kathryn Harvey, California. 
Louise Hays, Kahoka. 
Flora Hodgman, Jefferson City. 
Ottillia Houser, California. 
Thelma Irvine, Bowling Green. 
Frances Jameson, Fulton. 
Marie Lasswell, Kennett. 
Marie Miller. Jackson. 
Tee Miller, Mound City. 
Kathryn Miller, Centralia. 
Julia Mueller. Jackson. 
Helen Newmeyer, Atlanta. 
Mary Ella Steckman, Trenton 
Mamie Newman, Platte City. 
Elizabeth Pitts, Higbee. 
Mabel Shepherd, Pilot Grove. 
Virginia Shepard, Parkville. 
Amelia Thompson, Trenton. 
Mabel White, Mexico. 

Leota Wilhite, Greencastle. 
Thelma Packwood, Moberly. 
Pauline Fishback. Frankford. 
Anna Ria Fulton. Paris. 
Minnie Camplin, Centralia. 
Ruth Schooling. Sturgeon. 
Elsie White. Brookfield. 
Ozetta Morris, Wayland 
Maude Aspelmier, Sedalia. 
Lucetta Gregory, Curryville 
Virginia Bomar, Mexico. 
Clara Skinner, St. Louis. 
Mary Sisson. Parnell. 
Vivian Utterback, Stoutsville. 
Gladys Wells, Ludlow. 
Margaret Yager, Center. 
Pansy Zellers, Bevier. 
Martha Ryan. Chillicothe. 
Genevieve DeWitt, Glasgow. 
Erma Summcrville. Mexico. 
Orlana Hensley, Montgomery 

Leah Rigg, Middletown. 
Hazel Holloway, Thompson. 
Maud Biggs, Vandalia. 
Mildred Boulware, Canton. 
Mabel Clarke, Butler. 
Ina Creed, Molino. 
Flossie Dutton. New Florence. 
Delia Fait, Fulton. 
Margaret Harper, Butler. 
Lois McCormick. Kansas City. 
Wilhelmine Taylor, Mexico. 
Miss Haggard, Mexico. 
Miss Stewart, St. Louis. 
Miss Stockton, St. Louis. 
Miss Shotwell. Richmond. 



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The Oklahoma CIud 

Partial List of Members 

Tom Johnson. Mangum. 
Lucile Wright, Pawhuska. 
May Tayrien, Bartlesville. 
Edith Roff, Roff. 
Rosebud McPherson, Pawhuska 
Mary Jane Shelton, Nowata. 

Rose Labadie, Pawhuska. 
Rose Tayrien, Bartlesville. 
Faynee McLendon, Duncan. 
Marguerite Shelton, Nowata. 
Suewayne Hastings. Bernice. 
Mabel Leahy. Pawhuska. 
Routh Johnson, Mangum. 
Carrie Bruce. Coalgate. 
Kamita Pyles, Henryetta. 
Allivon Worten. Pawhuska. 
Blanche Creekmore, Tulsa. 

June Wallerstedt, Bessie. 
Doris Best, Nowata. 
Myrna Wright, Altus. 
Alta Soderstrom, Pawhuska. 
Freda Whiting, Pawhuska. 
Lillian Adams, Claremore. 


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Partial List of Members 

Helen Gresser, Topeka, Kans. 
Miss Kesinger, Illinois. 
Gladys Greybill, Newton, Kans- 
Stella Dutton. Erie, Kans. 
Mary Cash. Mayoworth, Wyo. 
Marion Phillips, Chicago. 
Alice Johnson, Erie, Kans. 
Pearl Aldrich, Manchester, la. 
Viola Nipp, Mineola, la. 
Thelma Farquharson, Wichita, 

Miss Ruth Taylor, Fordwick, 

Frances Fengel, Abilene, Kans. 
Eleanor McQuoid, Colony, 



Helena Cash, Mayoworth, Wyo. 

Natlan Gates, Chicago. 

Muriel Murphy, Newton, Kans. 

Miss Hildebrand, Burlington, la. 

Mary Freeman. Holton, Kans. 

Mary Thompson, Denver, Colo. 

Leoti Hartenbower, Douglas, 

Frances Davis. Denison, Tex. 

Marguerite Valelly, Denison, 

Jeannette Heaton, New Burn- 
side, 111. 

Josephine Jennings, Chicago. 

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Routine of Entering 

During the opening days of the term incoming new students are met at the trains by a committee 
of students of former years. They are escorted to the College, where they are met by a committee 
in the reception rooms. The Y. W. C. A. serves refreshments. Members of the faculty and 
administrative officers meet the students. Students are shown to their rooms as rapidly as possible. 
They are then called to meet the Registrar and be classified Registration cards are filled out. 
On each will appear the courses as nearly complete as possible. These cards are numbered and 
are made in duplicate. The student is to retain this card until the classification is complete. She 
is then shown to the Treasurer's office, where she makes payment for the first semester. 


7 00 A. M Rising Bell 

730 to 8:00 Chapel 

8 :00 to 8 :30 Breakfast 

8:30 to 9:00 Rooms in Order 

9:00 to 12:00 Recitations 

12:00 Lunch 

12:30 to 3:30 Recitations 


3 :30 to b:00 Gymnasium, Swimming Pool 

Recreation, Shopping 

6:00 to 7.00 Dinner 

7 :00 to 7:30 Recreation 

7:30 to 9:30 Study Period 

9:30 to 10:00 "Good Night" 

1 00 Lights Out 


After securing the registration card and the Treasurer's receipt, the student goes to the Prin- 
cipal, Mrs. Richardson, for enrollment with her. She is then shown by a student committee to 
the class rooms of the teachers whose names appear on her registration card. She enrolls with 
each teacher as indicated. It is necessary, of course, to enroll first in literary classes or other sub- 
jects in which the work is carried on in class* Private lesson schedules in music, etc., must be 
left until the last. Conflicts appear only between groups. The schedule for the class work cannot 
be made complete until the students are all registered and classified. The private lesson schedule 
cannot be arranged until the class schedule is complete. It is thus clear that students who delay 
arriving for a few days may disturb the schedule-fixing very materially or experience no little 
inconvenience themselves. Furthermore, the work of the school is expedited if all students arrive 
the opening day. 

Opening Dates of the Calendar 

September 16, Tuesday — Registration and classifi- 
cation of boarding students. 

September 20, Saturday — Reception to new students 
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The Presbyterian Church 
The Christian Church 

The Catholic Church 
The Baptist Church 
The Episcopalian Church 


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Baggage and Travel 

Printed slips, "This Baggage for Hardin College, Mexico, Missouri," with a line for name of 
home town, will be sent each student. These slips are to be pasted on the ends of the trunk, one 
just below each handle. They prevent mis-shipment and loss of baggage. In addition, a Hardin 
badge is sent for the suit case. 

Arriving in the Night 

If the student plans to reach Mexico during the night she should send her baggage the day 
before in order to be sure of sufficient bedding in case of cold weather. 

College Representatives in Kansas City and St. Louis 

During the opening day of school (September 16) a representative of the College will be in 
Kansas City, Union Station, and one in St. Louis, Union Station. They will wear Hardin badges 
like those sent to the students and can be found near the main ticket office or near the women's 
waiting room. 

Train Schedules 

Train schedules of long standing are not apt to be changed a great deal. The following have 
been maintained for years: 

Leaving Kansas City 

Chicago & Alton, 10:00 A. M., arriving in Mexico 3 :00 P. M. 

Wabash, 10:00 A. M., arriving in Mexico 3 :00 P. M. 

Chicago & Alton, 5 :00 or 6:00 P. M., arriving in Mexico 10:00 or 11 :00 P. M. 

Wabash, 1 :00 P. M., arriving in Mexico 6:40 P. M. 

Chicago 8i Alton, 9:00 P. M., arriving in Mexico 2:00 A. M. 

Alton-Burlington, 1 1 :00 P. M., arriving in Mexico 4:00 A. M. 

Wabash, 10:00 P. M., arriving in Mexico 3 :30 A. M. 

Leaving Omana 

Wabash, 8:00 P. M., arriving in Mexico 4:30 A. M. 

Leaving St. Louis 

Wabash, 9:00 A. M., arriving in Mexico 12:00 noon. 
Wabash, 2:00 P. M., arriving in Mexico 5:00 P. M. 
Wabash, 9:00 P. M., arriving in Mexico 12:00 midnight. 
Alton-Burlington, 9:00 A. M., arriving in Mexico 12:40 P. M. 

Leaving Chicago 

Chicago & Alton, 5 40 P. M., arriving in Mexico 3 :00 A. M. 


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To Mexico, Missouri, Without Change of Cars 

from Jefferson City, St. Louis (three railroads), Chicago, Minneapolis, Des 
Moines, Omaha, Kansas City (two railroads), Denver, Portland, Albuquerque. 
Los Angeles, San Francisco. The best located Junior College town in Missouri. 
Absolutely no exceptions. With one change of cars at the above points every 
important place in the United States, Canada and Old Mexico can be reached. 
Thirty-three passenger trains daily, many as fine as the world affords. Through 
sleeping and chair cars. 

Only one change of cars (Kansas City or Omaha) to and from all the remain- 
ing main junction points in Nebraska, South Dakota. North Dakota, Wyoming, 
Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, 
Arizona, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Western Missouri, Western 
Arkansas and Old Mexico. Only one change of cars (Minneapolis, Chicago or 
St. Louis) to and from the rest of the United States and Canada. 




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Rated "Essentially Military" by the United States \\ ar Department 

Address Col. E. Y. Burton. B A . President. 

Mexico, Missouri 










., 1919 

Pres. John W. Million, 

Hardin College, Mexico, Mo. : 

My Dear Sir: I desire to enter my daughter (or ward) as a student 
in Hardin College for the session commencing September 16, 1919, and 
ending June 1, 1920, subject to the conditions of your printed catalog. 

Full name 


Two character references 

School last attended. 

School work completed. 

Name of school official 


Parent (or guardian) . 

(On receipt of this blank a report blank will be sent you, on v*hich 
you will please have your superintendent, principal, or teacher give names 
of subjects completed, and certify to same. Then return report blank to 
Hardin. ) 

Suggestion — Have teeth and eyes examined before entering school. 






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